A relic of the Cold War past lies under I-5, a public haven where Seattleites could wait for the end of the world. With space for only 200 people, the shelter would have had us dying to get in, or at least competing to win at atomic "Survivor."READ MORE 13 COMMENTS
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Legally, Native Americans have a growing role in shaping the cultural preservation process. They have an unofficial role too: giving voice to our ambivalence about "progress."READ MORE 12 COMMENTS
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Obama may see an uptick in his popularity, but will Democrats be able to hold their congressional majority? And how solid were those projections that the reform bill wouldn't add to the federal deficit?READ MORE 8 COMMENTS
The Federal Reserve was found to have violated federal law in sale of its downtown bank branch.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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The decision to relocate the Marine Operations Center in Seattle to Newport has run afoul of flood-plain regulations. NOAA has agreed to reassess its decision, but the Oregon subsidy may still carry the day.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
A brown-bag lunch with the media gives a peek into some challenges that face the new mayor and the city, and how he plans on conducting himself.READ MORE 7 COMMENTS
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In Seattle and Olympia, new blogs are trying to reshape public opinion about historic preservation by focusing on successes, failures, and hidden architectural influences. Who knew the prevalence of the geodesic dome?READ MORE 5 COMMENTS
The biggest Shanghai surprise so far is how U.S. participation in China's Expo 2010, once in doubt, has been saved by Hillary Clinton's prodigious fund-raising ability. But it's not the whole story.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
Weyerhaeuser is close to becoming a real estate investment trust. For tax analysts and shareholders, forests are no longer about timber; they're about harvesting tax-advantaged money.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
The latest from news outlets and blogs around the Northwest and beyond, chosen by Crosscut editors.
Jobless Rate Below 6%
The United States' jobless rate fell to 5.9%, it's lowest since 2008.
Attorney general Eric Holder to resign
The Justice Department announced on Thursday that Attorney General Holder will remain in office until a successor is confirmed.
Forest Service blocks media cameras throughout nation's wilderness areas
Under a proposed rule that is already being enforced temporarily, the media will need to pay up to $1,500 just to take an iPhone photo or conduct an interview inside a wilderness area.
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